Foreign Affairs

America’s Myth of a Peaceful Nation

We are a peaceful nation, claimed Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson in an interview with Katie Couric late last year […]

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The Demonization of Islam

The demonization of Islam cannot be accomplished no matter what as it is a religious ideology just as much as are the Buddhist, Hindu, Christian or Judaic ideologies but it is Muslims being demonized through terror tactics […]

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Blaming Russia for Skripal Attack is Similar to ‘Jews Poisoning our Wells’ in Middle Ages

The whole thing, to put it bluntly, was a load of rubbish. There are no known cases of fatal poisoning by dioxin in the history of medicine, and the Dutch toxicologist who claimed to have found dioxin in Yushchenko’s blood – as I also found out when I rang him too – was in reality a food scientist who admitted to me that he had no way of knowing how it had got there […]

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US Foreign Policies Remain Unchanged since 1948

Whereas Democrats lie, when they are not outright deceived, to say that Obama was a progressive; Republicans lie, when they are not outright deceived, to say that Obama wasn’t a conservative […]

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Shield of the Union: How the Russian Navy Protected America in the Civil War

The streets of San Francisco and New York teemed with Russian officers and sailors in their bright uniforms in 1863 and they were social successes too. Innumerable parades, dance balls and dinners were organized, many by the visiting Russians themselves […]

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A Collection of Thoughts about American Foreign Policy

Many ISIS leaders were former Iraqi military officers who were imprisoned by American troops […]

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America and the Great Abdication: Don’t Mistake Donald Trump’s Withdrawal from the World for Isolationism

Abdication is not isolationism. Donald Trump’s United States is not isolationist. He has authorized the use of limited military force against the Syrian government in a manner his predecessor rejected. U.S. military operations have gone a long way toward defeating ISIS in both Syria and Iraq […]

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Newly Declassified Documents: Gorbachev Told NATO wouldn’t Move Past East German Border

“The documents show that multiple national leaders were considering and rejecting Central and Eastern European membership in NATO as of early 1990 and through 1991,” George Washington University National Security Archives researchers Svetlana Savranskaya and Tom Blanton wrote […]

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Cold War, Today, Tomorrow, Every Day till the End of the World

A war between nuclear-powered United States and nuclear- powered Russia is “unthinkable”. Except that American military men think about it, like Cold-War US General Thomas Power, speaking about nuclear war or a first strike by the US: “The whole idea is to kill the bastards! […]

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The Power of the Internet in Politics

Cyber-crime, in essence, refers to traditional types of crimes that just migrated to cyberspace (the Internet), such as money laundering or sexual exploitation. However, the cyber-crime as well as include the internet specific criminal activities like illegal access to electronic information, trade, national or political secrets, and finally the creation and spread of dangerous computer viruses which can impose political or national-security harmfulness […]

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Guy Mettan’s Book on Russophobia: “An Important Contribution to the Demystification of International Relations”

Guy Mettan, Russie-Occident. Une guerre de mille ans. La russophobie de Charlemagne à la crise ukrainienne. Pourquoi nous aimons tant détester la Russie. (Russia & the West. A Thousand Year War. Russophobia from Charlemagne to the Ukrainian Crisis. Why we so much enjoy hating Russia.) Editions des Syrtes, Genève, 2015, 482 pages […]

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The Hitler-Stalin Pact of August 23, 1939: Myth and Reality

After the Great War, the elites on both sides of the English Channel had been forced to introduce fairly far-reaching democratic reforms, for example a considerable extension of the franchise in Britain. Because of this, it became necessary to take into account the opinion of Labourites as well as other left-wing pests populating the legislatures, and sometimes even to include them in coalition governments […]

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Neocon Imperialism, 9/11, and the Attacks on Afghanistan and Iraq

It is important to understand the development of this neoconservative ideology […]

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What is the Concert of Powers in International Relations?

However, exactly the members of Concert of Powers are among the first actors in global politics who are constantly violating the concept of collective security in order to secure their own geopolitical goals (for instance, the USSR’s aggression on Afghanistan in 1979, the US’ aggression on Grenada in 1983, the NATO’s aggression on the FR of Yugoslavia in 1999 or the US’ and the UK’s aggression on Iraq in 2003) […]

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